Halloween is creeping up on us and the city is brimming with juicy events for you to get stuck into. Feast on spooky Halloween candy, re-trace the known steps of the infamous Jack the Ripper, or learn all about the ghosts and ghouls that haunt below London’s busy pavements on the Haunted Tube Express.
Ever wondered what you’d look like as a Zombie? Well now’s your chance to find out just that. Get a zombie makeover and guzzle on drinks before getting a zombie acting masterclass from a professional. Once you’re in full zombie mode, embark on a bar crawl of Shoreditch whilst completing secret zombie missions. Think you’ve got what it takes to stay in character?
On this ghost walk of East London, you will hear gruesome stories of famous killers; with the likes of Sweeney Todd, Jack the Ripper and The Elephant Man. Visit the graveyard where half the bodies, who once rested in peace, were callously stolen. But be warned, this tour is not for the faint-hearted…
3. The Woman in Black Theatre Performance
Watch a spine-chilling performance of The Woman in Black at Fortune Theatre in the West-End. This show will have you sitting on the edge of your seat from start to finish; particularly when the Woman in Black herself mysteriously appears next to you in the crowd…
It’s no surprise that the London Underground is home to many unexplainable hauntings. Hear the frightening stories of the aftermath of the great King’s Cross fire in 1987, as well as the horrific tale of the screaming Spectre, who is still known to lurk around where she met her end. Keep your eyes peeled, you never know who you’re going to meet on the Haunted Tube Express…
Step into a magical Halloween haven and enjoy an evening in the enchanted Great Hall; where the ceiling is decorated with over 100 floating pumpkins and the tables are dressed with cauldrons of lollipops, apples and pumpkins. Feast on a two-course dinner and enjoy drinks before being lead by lanterns to follow the spiders into the Forbidden Forest set, where you’ll get to enjoy dessert in the company of Aragog the Acromantula and Buckbeak the Hippogriff.
6. Jack the Ripper Mystery Tour
Re-trace the steps of the infamous Jack the Ripper. Although he was never caught, this tour gives you the chance to see exactly where he committed his crimes and the injuries he sustained to many of his victims. See real photos and sift through evidence and see if you can solve the mystery yourself.
7. The Ministry of Sound Halloween Rave
Ministry of Sound is throwing the spookiest party of the year with the iconic Ministry of Sound Halloween Rave. You’ll find bleeding LED walls, trick or treat giveaways and gruesome murder visuals. Celebrate in style this Halloween and embrace the evil that is inevitably floating in the air…
8. Halloween Talks: Where do Vampires Come From?
Ever wondered where Vampires really originated from? Western Europe has been fascinated with Vampires since the early 1700’s, but what is the authentic story behind the tales of the predatory, living dead? At this fascinating, but undoubtedly unnerving talk, Deborah Hyde will attempt to unlock the origin of Vampires and how they came to be so popular.
9. Spooky Halloween Candy Making Mayhem
Put your creepy creativity into action and create a selection of delicious Halloween themed lollipops. Sip on ghoulish green cocktails and indulge in the unlimited free drinks all night. Make your way around four delicious candy making stations and dance to the spooky playlist whilst feasting on your delicious candy creations.